The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 476 536 503
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -33
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 153 124 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.30% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 100 74 54
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £69,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
Security Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37464 41444 36645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.36% 84.62% 83.79%
Number of salaries quoted 31372 34428 30488
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in London

Security Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +65 59 £65,000 +36.84% 4
Feltham - 3 £55,000 -
Sidcup - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £55,500 -
Paddington - 1 £57,500 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing.

1 89 (35.60%) Information Security
2 76 (30.40%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (27.60%) Penetration Testing
4 68 (27.20%) Finance
5 65 (26.00%) Java
5 65 (26.00%) Degree
6 61 (24.40%) OWASP
7 60 (24.00%) CISSP
8 52 (20.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 51 (20.40%) C#
10 50 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 49 (19.60%) Mobile App
11 49 (19.60%) Cyber Security
11 49 (19.60%) .NET
12 46 (18.40%) Software Engineering
13 42 (16.80%) Selenium
14 40 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 39 (15.60%) SC Cleared
15 39 (15.60%) SDLC
16 38 (15.20%) C
17 37 (14.80%) QA
18 33 (13.20%) PCI DSS
19 32 (12.80%) Project Management
20 30 (12.00%) Performance Testing
20 30 (12.00%) Ethical Hacking
21 29 (11.60%) Network Security
22 28 (11.20%) Automated Testing
22 28 (11.20%) E-Commerce
23 27 (10.80%) C++
23 27 (10.80%) Wireless

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.20%) WebLogic
1 3 (1.20%) Oracle BPEL
1 3 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (0.80%) Node.js
2 2 (0.80%) nginx
2 2 (0.80%) Apache
2 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.40%) CMS
3 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (3.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (1.20%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (1.20%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.80%) Route 53
2 2 (0.80%) IaaS
2 2 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.80%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.40%) Veeva
3 1 (0.40%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (11.60%) Network Security
2 27 (10.80%) Wireless
3 25 (10.00%) Wireless Security
4 21 (8.40%) Firewall
5 13 (5.20%) HTTP
6 12 (4.80%) Internet
7 2 (0.80%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.80%) SSL
7 2 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.40%) DSL
8 1 (0.40%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.40%) MVNO
8 1 (0.40%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.80%) Relational Database
2 19 (7.60%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (1.20%) MySQL
3 3 (1.20%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.80%) Couchbase
4 2 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.80%) Redis
4 2 (0.80%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.80%) SimpleDB
4 2 (0.80%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 42 (16.80%) Selenium
2 23 (9.20%) Visual Studio
3 19 (7.60%) Cucumber
4 18 (7.20%) SoapUI
5 17 (6.80%) QuickTest Pro
6 16 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (6.00%) WebDriver
8 8 (3.20%) JIRA
8 8 (3.20%) SpecFlow
8 8 (3.20%) Capybara
9 7 (2.80%) Jenkins
9 7 (2.80%) Karma Test Runner
9 7 (2.80%) Jasmine
9 7 (2.80%) Git (software)
10 5 (2.00%) WATIR
10 5 (2.00%) Appium
11 4 (1.60%) JMeter
11 4 (1.60%) JUnit
12 3 (1.20%) Maven
12 3 (1.20%) Bugzilla
General
1 68 (27.20%) Finance
2 11 (4.40%) Banking
3 9 (3.60%) Retail
4 7 (2.80%) Legal
5 6 (2.40%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.00%) Local Government
7 3 (1.20%) Marketing
7 3 (1.20%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.80%) Advertising
9 1 (0.40%) Publishing
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 55 (22.00%) Consultant
2 35 (14.00%) Security Specialist
3 34 (13.60%) Tester
4 32 (12.80%) Applications Specialist
4 32 (12.80%) Application Security Specialist
5 30 (12.00%) Analyst
5 30 (12.00%) Security Consultant
6 29 (11.60%) Penetration Tester
7 16 (6.40%) Test Manager
7 16 (6.40%) Penetration Test Consultant
8 15 (6.00%) Architect
8 15 (6.00%) Testing Consultant
9 14 (5.60%) Security Architect
10 13 (5.20%) QA Engineer
10 13 (5.20%) Senior QA Engineer
10 13 (5.20%) Security Analyst
11 11 (4.40%) Test Analyst
11 11 (4.40%) IT Consultant
11 11 (4.40%) Enterprise Architect
11 11 (4.40%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (19.60%) .NET
2 23 (9.20%) HTML
3 17 (6.80%) SOAP
3 17 (6.80%) Struts
3 17 (6.80%) Spring
4 16 (6.40%) Ajax
5 15 (6.00%) Gherkin
6 13 (5.20%) JSP
7 9 (3.60%) ASP.NET
8 8 (3.20%) Web Services
9 6 (2.40%) COM
9 6 (2.40%) RESTful
10 5 (2.00%) XML
11 3 (1.20%) HTML5
12 2 (0.80%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (0.80%) Apache Axis
12 2 (0.80%) Apache Flex
12 2 (0.80%) XSL
12 2 (0.80%) Flash
12 2 (0.80%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (19.60%) Mobile App
2 23 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.60%) CESG
4 16 (6.40%) Management Information System
5 12 (4.80%) CESG CLAS
5 12 (4.80%) PKI
6 9 (3.60%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.60%) GIS
7 7 (2.80%) Cryptography
8 5 (2.00%) Internet of Things
9 4 (1.60%) RMADS
10 3 (1.20%) User Experience
10 3 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.80%) Mobile Computing
12 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.40%) Handset
12 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.40%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.00%) Windows
2 11 (4.40%) UNIX
3 6 (2.40%) Linux
4 5 (2.00%) Android
4 5 (2.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.80%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (35.60%) Information Security
2 76 (30.40%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (27.60%) Penetration Testing
4 61 (24.40%) OWASP
5 52 (20.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 49 (19.60%) Cyber Security
7 46 (18.40%) Software Engineering
8 39 (15.60%) SDLC
9 32 (12.80%) Project Management
10 30 (12.00%) Ethical Hacking
10 30 (12.00%) Performance Testing
11 28 (11.20%) Automated Testing
11 28 (11.20%) E-Commerce
12 26 (10.40%) Risk Management
12 26 (10.40%) Integration Testing
13 25 (10.00%) Test Scripting
13 25 (10.00%) Test Strategy
14 21 (8.40%) User Acceptance Testing
15 20 (8.00%) Security Architecture
15 20 (8.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 65 (26.00%) Java
2 51 (20.40%) C#
3 38 (15.20%) C
4 27 (10.80%) C++
5 25 (10.00%) SQL
6 20 (8.00%) Python
7 16 (6.40%) PHP
8 15 (6.00%) T-SQL
9 10 (4.00%) JavaScript
10 8 (3.20%) Ruby
11 7 (2.80%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.40%) Groovy
12 1 (0.40%) Scala
12 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 65 (26.00%) Degree
2 60 (24.00%) CISSP
3 50 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 39 (15.60%) SC Cleared
5 22 (8.80%) CISM
6 17 (6.80%) DV Cleared
7 15 (6.00%) CISA
8 14 (5.60%) CEH
9 12 (4.80%) GPEN
9 12 (4.80%) OSCP
10 8 (3.20%) ISTQB
11 6 (2.40%) ISEB
12 5 (2.00%) GSLC
13 4 (1.60%) SSCP
14 3 (1.20%) ISEB Practitioner
15 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
15 2 (0.80%) CHFI
16 1 (0.40%) CISMP
16 1 (0.40%) CSSLP
16 1 (0.40%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (14.80%) QA
3 33 (13.20%) PCI DSS
4 19 (7.60%) COBIT
5 11 (4.40%) JSP 440
6 5 (2.00%) PAS 55
6 5 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (6.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.20%) Nmap
3 2 (0.80%) Nessus
3 2 (0.80%) Puppet
3 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.80%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.40%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 26 (10.40%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.00%) Google
3 12 (4.80%) VMware
4 8 (3.20%) HP
4 8 (3.20%) Oracle
5 5 (2.00%) McAfee
5 5 (2.00%) WorldPay
6 4 (1.60%) BT
7 3 (1.20%) IBM
7 3 (1.20%) Qualys
8 1 (0.40%) Facebook
8 1 (0.40%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.40%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.40%) Apple
8 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.40%) Reuters
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